The table below looks at the statistics for PPP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PPP over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 205 205 217
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Permanent jobs citing PPP 24 25 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.41% 0.42% 0.092%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.32% 1.43% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 2
Average salary £46,750 £50,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.50% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £45,000 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
PPP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1818 1748 1476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.28% 29.64% 27.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1082 1195 1154
Average salary £42,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.57% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

PPP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PPP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

PPP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

PPP
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PPP across the Berkshire region.

PPP Salary Trend in Berkshire

PPP
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PPP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

PPP Salary Histogram in Berkshire

PPP
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PPP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading 0 16 £48,750 -2.50%
Slough -16 2 - -
PPP
South East

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing PPP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PPP.

1 26 (76.47%) Firewall
2 22 (64.71%) VPN
3 21 (61.76%) MPLS
3 21 (61.76%) Cisco
4 20 (58.82%) xDSL
5 19 (55.88%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (55.88%) BGP
5 19 (55.88%) VoIP
6 18 (52.94%) OSPF
7 17 (50.00%) IPsec
8 16 (47.06%) CCNP
8 16 (47.06%) Ethernet
9 14 (41.18%) CCNA
10 13 (38.24%) EIGRP
10 13 (38.24%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (38.24%) SNMP
10 13 (38.24%) ATM
11 12 (35.29%) UNIX
11 12 (35.29%) HP
11 12 (35.29%) Telecoms
12 10 (29.41%) Oracle Forms
12 10 (29.41%) Degree
12 10 (29.41%) Sun Certification
12 10 (29.41%) SCSA
12 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
12 10 (29.41%) Sun
12 10 (29.41%) MS Office
12 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
12 10 (29.41%) MS PowerPoint
12 10 (29.41%) Oracle

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing PPP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PPP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 10 (29.41%) MS Office
1 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
1 10 (29.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 26 (76.47%) Firewall
2 22 (64.71%) VPN
3 21 (61.76%) MPLS
4 20 (58.82%) xDSL
5 19 (55.88%) BGP
5 19 (55.88%) VoIP
6 18 (52.94%) OSPF
7 17 (50.00%) IPsec
8 16 (47.06%) Ethernet
9 13 (38.24%) SNMP
9 13 (38.24%) ATM
9 13 (38.24%) EIGRP
10 10 (29.41%) SSL
11 9 (26.47%) DNS
11 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
11 9 (26.47%) VLAN
12 8 (23.53%) L2TP
13 7 (20.59%) Broadband
13 7 (20.59%) WAN
13 7 (20.59%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (35.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Network Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Consultant
2 6 (17.65%) Network Consultant
2 6 (17.65%) Security Consultant
2 6 (17.65%) Network Support
2 6 (17.65%) Network Security Consultant
3 5 (14.71%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Technical Support Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Network Support Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Technical Support
3 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Team Leader
4 4 (11.76%) NOC Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Network Team Leader
5 3 (8.82%) Junior Network Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Junior Network Support
5 3 (8.82%) Junior Network Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Junior Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) UNIX
2 10 (29.41%) Solaris
2 10 (29.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Service Delivery
1 6 (17.65%) Load Balancing
1 6 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (11.76%) Change Control
2 4 (11.76%) Network Management
3 3 (8.82%) Change Management
4 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.94%) Analytics
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL
5 1 (2.94%) Project Management
5 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.94%) Network Design
5 1 (2.94%) Pay per click
5 1 (2.94%) Stress Testing
5 1 (2.94%) Test Management
5 1 (2.94%) Multivariate Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) Python
2 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
2 2 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (55.88%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (47.06%) CCNP
3 14 (41.18%) CCNA
4 10 (29.41%) Degree
4 10 (29.41%) Sun Certification
4 10 (29.41%) SCSA
5 5 (14.71%) CCSP
6 3 (8.82%) JNCIS
6 3 (8.82%) CCDP
7 2 (5.88%) CCIE
7 2 (5.88%) CCIP
7 2 (5.88%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) ISO 9001
1 4 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Cisco
2 12 (35.29%) HP
3 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 10 (29.41%) Sun
3 10 (29.41%) Veritas
3 10 (29.41%) Oracle
4 9 (26.47%) F5
5 8 (23.53%) CheckPoint
6 5 (14.71%) Huawei
7 4 (11.76%) VMware
8 2 (5.88%) Brocade
8 2 (5.88%) Fortinet
8 2 (5.88%) Aruba
9 1 (2.94%) Google
9 1 (2.94%) Juniper